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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Obliquely  \Ob*lique"ly\,  adv 
  In  an  oblique  manner;  not  directly;  indirectly.  ``Truth 
  obliquely  leveled.''  --Bp.  Fell. 
  Declining  from  the  noon  of  day  The  sun  obliquely 
  shoots  his  burning  ray.  --Pope 
  His  discourse  tends  obliquely  to  the  detracting  from 
  others  --Addison. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adv  1:  to  toward  or  at  one  side  "darting  eyes  looking  sidelong  out 
  of  a  wizened  face"  [syn:  {sidelong},  {sideways}] 
  2:  at  an  oblique  angle;  "the  sun  shone  aslant  into  his  face" 
  [syn:  {aslant},  {athwart}] 

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